The central Victorian sun powers world’s first concentrated solar power station – ABC Central Victoria – Australian Broadcasting Corporation

In a paddock off a dirt road stands a massive 25-metre tower directed at a field of silver rotating panels that shimmer in the sunlight.

This is the world’s first concentrated solar photovoltaic (CSPV) power station just launched by research and development company, RayGen Resources.

“The end result is very low cost solar electricity and we think it’s going to really revolutionise solar energy,” said Robert Cart, CEO and co-founder of the company.

The tower acts as a receiver that collects sunlight from the mirrors that are computer controlled to move as they track the sun.

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